Category Archives: News

Arthritis – OA, RA, and Gout

What is Arthritis? Arthritis refers to a group of conditions characterized by inflammation and stiffness in the joints, resulting in pain and decreased mobility. Some types of arthritis just affect a few joints and are called oligoarthritic. Others affect many joints in the body and are called polyarthritis. Arthritis can be symmetric, meaning the pain and [...]

Physical Therapy for Pregnancy

Although pregnancy is a wonderful process, women endure many physiological changes as a result of the process. These physiological changes may include an intense physical strain that may result in aches and pains in certain parts of the body. Physical therapy is typically associated with those who have sustained serious injuries from an accident. However, [...]

Avoiding Common Baseball Injuries

With this year's baseball season kicking off tonight, fans and teams are bracing themselves for what is hopefully going to be an injury-free season. Baseball players are constantly pushing their limits of what others perceive to be humanly possible on a daily basis. With every effort to pitch a fastball, or hit a home run, [...]

Most Common Basketball Injuries

Injuries can happen to college and professional players as well as recreational athletes. Physical therapists are adept at working with patients suffering from common basketball injuries and can help in a variety of different ways. Common Basketball Injuries Ankle sprains are easily the most common injury in basketball.  An ankle sprain is a partial or [...]

Athletic Trainers and Services

March Is Athletic Training Month! This month we want to celebrate athletic trainers' positive impact on athletes of all ages. National Athletic Training Month is sponsored by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), the professional members association for certified athletic trainers, and others who support the athletic training profession. NATA represents more than 45,000 members [...]

Understanding Symptoms of High Blood Pressure

Our focus is a healthy heart as we celebrate American Heart Month this February. We are encouraging all of our patients to know their blood pressure, and if it’s high, to make blood pressure control their goal. Having high blood pressure puts you at a greater risk for other health problems. The heart beats an [...]

Properly Using Gym Equipment

We all know how intimidating it can be to walk into a gym, see all the equipment, and feel completely overwhelmed. It's very frustrating trying to wrap your head around everything if you’re completely unfamiliar with the gym or a certain piece of equipment. However, don’t let your fear of not knowing how to use [...]

New Year, New You

Happy New Year! This is the time when people think about how they will improve in the upcoming year. As you are reflecting on your resolutions, think about how you feel. Are you experiencing pain that is stopping you from doing what you love?  Common resolutions include eating healthier, exercising more, saving money, etc. However, [...]

Physical Therapy for Football Injuries

Football is the most popular yet dangerous sport to play, even when played at the student level. Sports injuries can do more than just cause a player to miss a few games throughout a season. Some injuries can have long-term impacts on a player. According to the Jump Start by WebMD, 60,000 collegiate athletes and [...]

Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention Programs Each year, millions of people suffer a fall. A fall can result in an injury and a decrease in your ability to do your everyday things. Most of the people who suffer from a fall are 65 and older. Falls can be life-threatening for older adults and can reduce their ability to [...]